QuickStart Chord Progressions, Blues Play-along Tracks

Premium Blues practice play-along tracks for mastering and exploring improvisation.

Published: 06 May 2012 Updated: 27 Jul 2022Visits: 60Code: MLQS1CD60a

Topic: Playalongs Instruments: ukulele ANY music banjo bass drums guitar harmonica lapsteel mandolin piano playalong leadsheet Subjects: Reading • Blues • Quickstart • Practice • Progressions • Playalong

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QuickStart Chord Progressions, Blues Play-along Tracks

Four Premium practice play-along tracks for mastering and exploring the Blues scale. Suitable for any instrument.

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The Minor Pentatonic or Blues Scale

The Blues scale is the most commonly used lead scale in Rock and Blues. Blues influenced jazz players also use this scale effectively.

The Blues scale consists of the following intervals (based on a major scale). Root, b3, 4, 5, b7 and octave. A common chromatic passing tone can be played between the 4th and 5th of the scale.

The following chord progressions are in the key of A Major and A Minor . The A Minor Pentatonic scale consisting of the notes A C D E G A’ and the Blues scale consists of the notes A C D (D#/Eb) E G A’ an be used to solo over each progression.

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